09 Jun '11, 9pm

Carbon Monoxide Pollution over the United States and Canada [image] #NASA

Hazy skies greeted many Americans on June 8, 2011, as poor air quality dominated from the Midwest to the Atlantic Seaboard. There were several causes, but Arizona’s Wallow Fire was a major contributor. Thick bands of smoke were visible in satellite images of the Midwest, and forecasts called for the smoke to move into the central and eastern United States. On top of that, weather conditions—high temperatures, calm winds—were just right for a classic summer pollution event in the East. One of the constituents of both smoke and urban pollution is carbon monoxide. This map, made with data from the Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere (MOPITT) sensor on the Terra satellite, shows carbon monoxide concentrations over the United States and southern Canada between May 25 and June 8. Dark red pixels reveal high concentrations. In the United States, most carbon monoxide poll...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jun '11, 10pm

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thedailygreen.com 09 Jun '11, 1pm

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grist.org 03 Jun '11, 2pm

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Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 5pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Jun '11, 10pm

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